MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution – Connecticut

Looking for someone locked up in MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution? MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution is a state correctional facility in the Connecticut Department of Correction. This guide gives you about anything one might want to know about MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution,such as: How to locate an inmate. How to visit MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution inmates. The address and phone number. Mailing or sending money to an inmate at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution. And much more…

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General Prison Information

Official Name: MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution
Year Opened: 1992
Type: male
State: Connecticut
County: Hartford
DOC: Connecticut Department of Correction
Security Level: Level 4/5
Warden Name: Peter J. Murphy

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Contact Information

Here is the mailing address and street address for MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution. Use the mailing address if you are going to mail a letter or package to an inmate at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution, and be sure to use the physical address if you want to know the actual location of the facility.

Mailing Address

Be sure to check the Inmate Mail and Package Procedures section further down on this page before you send something to someone in prison to learn how to correctly address the package or letter, and follow the right protocol for sending a letter or package. If you don’t follow the appropriate steps, the letter or package could get sent back.

MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution
1153 East Street
Suffield CT, 6080

Street Address / Prison location


MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution
1153 East Street, South
Suffield CT, 6080

Phone Number and Fax Number

Phone Number:

Map and Directions

Use this address if you are going to visit a prisoner. Make sure to check the Inmate Visitation Procedures and Inmate Visitation Schedule sections below before you try to visit a prisoner.

MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution
1153 East Street, South
Suffield CT, 6080


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Phone Number

MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution prisoners don’t have telephones, so you won’t get to call an inmate, but, there are cases when it might be useful to have the telephone number to the prison.

MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution prisoners may be able to call out using various methods:

  • Calling Cards
  • Collect Calls
  • Dedicated Phone Line
  • Prison Calling Plan

Fax Number

Inmates don’t have fax machines, so you won’t get to fax prisoners, but there are cases when it may be helpful to know the fax number to the facility.

Email Address

The email address below is the general email for MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution. You cannot reach inmates using this email. If you are going to email a prisoner, read the Inmate Email heading further down on this page.

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Inmate and Staff Statistics

Total Inmates: 2123
Total Staff: 678

Inmate Email

To send email to a prisoner at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution you must use an exact procedure to make sure that the email message is received by the inmate.

Inmate Internet Access

Inmates don’t have access to the web.

Inmate Mail and Package Procedures

There are important protocols that you have to follow when sending mail to a state prison inmate. If you do not then the mail might not make it there.

Before you send a package or letter, read the sections below:

Mail Monitoring

Institution guards open and read and inspect all incoming general postal correspondence. Incoming general packages and mail can be read as frequently as is deemed necessary to keep safety and security or monitor any problems having to do with inmates.

How to Address a Letter to an Inmate

Here is the format for how you need to address a letter or package to a state prison inmate at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution:

MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution
1153 East Street
Suffield CT, 6080

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Inmate Money

Each prison has a Commissary which serves to provide inmates a bank-like account for inmate money and for purchasing things not issued to inmates by the correctional facility.

How to Send an Inmate Money

Family, friends, or other sources can add funds to these accounts with Western Union or by mail.

Via U.S. Postal Service: Inmates’ families and friends can to send prisoners funds in the postal service and will have to send those funds to the following address and do so in accordance with the directions provided below:

The deposit must be a money order that is made out to the inmate’s full committed name and complete eight-digit register number. You should use a U.S. Postal Service money order, since all non-postal money orders that are processed through the National Lockbox will be subject to a 15-day hold, and in this time the prisoner will not get the depsoit. The Bureau of Prisons will return to the sender any funds that don’t have valid prisoner info provided the envelope it was sent it has a valid return address. Cash and personal checks will not be deposited to the inmate’s account so do not send any cash or checks.

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Inmate Locator

Prisoners are often changed to different prisons in the state, so sometimes you may have to find what facility an inmate is at using the inmate locator. Follow the link below to locate an state prison inmate.
Inmate Search

To find other Connecticut state prisons: Connecticut State Prisons

Inmate Visitation

Before you visit MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution, you must be aware of this info:

  • Visitation Schedule
  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Application

Inmate Visitation Schedule

Inmate Visitor Procedures

Every state prison has its own rules for inmate visitation and these rules are changed often. The policies listed below may be out of date by the time you are reading this, so be sure to also read MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution’s site to get the most up to date visitation procedures.

Visitation Sign-In and Check-In

The visitation officer ensures every visitor signs the prison visitors log when entering the visitation area and also when they leave.

Identification Required

Picture id of all visitors will be required. Acceptable forms of ID are Driver’s License and Social Security Card; but, a state photo id is acceptable.

For all of the things listed below, go to the actual MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution website because this info is updated frequently:

  • Visitation Rules
  • Visitation Dress Code
  • Things You Can and Cannot Take to Visitation
  • Special Rules For Childred, Special Visits, Pastoral or Attorney Visits

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Prison Records

More information about MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution records to be added later.

Such as:

  • Inmate records
  • Health records.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.

Death Row

Section about MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution death row coming soon.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Section about Connecticut parole process to be added later.

For example:

  • Parole hearings.
  • Review boards.
  • Who qualifies for parole.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Section about getting released from MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution to be added later.

Inmate Programs

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Prison Life

Information about what life is like at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution to be added later.

  • Activities.
  • Daily schedule and routine.
  • Recreational facilities available.
  • What’s allowed, and what’s not allowed.
  • What the food is like.
  • What to expect.
  • Jobs and work release available.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


A news section coming.


A photo section coming.

For example, photos of:

  • Cells at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution
  • The yard.
  • What inmates wear at MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution.

If you have any photos of MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution that you would like to share, please contact us using the ‘Contact’ link at the bottom of the page.

Prison Jobs & Hiring

Are you trying to find a job at a correctional facility? Have any prior experience? Have you worked at a correctional facility before?

If so, click here:

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The official website:

Victim Resources

Important Note: If you, or someone you know, are in immediate danger, call 911.

Victim’s Rights

The Victim Rights Act grants victims the following rights:

  • The right to protection from the accused.
  • The right to notification.
  • The right to attend proceedings.
  • The right to speak at criminal justice proceedings.
  • The right to consult with the prosecuting attorney.
  • The right to restitution.
  • The right to a speedy trial.
  • The right to be treated with fairness, dignity and respect.

The definition of victim includes:

  • Spouses and children of all victims.
  • Parents and guardians of minor victims.
  • Parents, guardians and siblings of mentally or physically incapacitated victims or victims of homicide.
  • Foster parents or other caregivers, under certain circumstances.

There are a number of services and programs designed to help victims and their families. You can find out about these services by contacting the courthouse, or local law enforcement agency.

Victim Notification

The Department of Justice Victim Notification System (VNS) is a system that provides victims with information pertaining to their case and/or any defendants in the case. You will receive a Victim Identification Number (VIN) and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) that will allow you to access VNS via the internet or by phone. Here, you will find information about future court hearings, historical court events, and detailed information about the defendant. This will include criminal charges filed, the outcome of charges, sentence imposed, custody location, projected release date and any other release information. The VNS website is updated daily. You will also receive any ongoing information by mail or email.

Have you, a family member or friend ever used the Victim Notification System? If so, was it effective? Did you get the information in a timely manner? Was the system difficult to use? We would like to hear from you, so please post any comments here.

Click here to tell your story

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Family Resources

More information about MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution inmate family resources coming soon.


MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution history coming soon.

Such as:

  • Famous MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution inmates.
  • Escapes and prison breaks.
  • Executions.

If you have any information on these topics to share, please post a comment using the form below.


Information About Other Connecticut State Prisons: Connecticut State Prisons

MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution Links

The official website:

Connecticut Department of Correction Links

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Tell Your Story – Write a Review of MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution

Have you ever been incarcerated in MacDougall-Walker Correctional Institution? Do you know someone there? Have you ever been to visit a prisoner at this correctional facility?

If your answer is yes, then we would like you to tell us about it. Write about what you experienced so other people can find out what to expect.

Things you might want to include in your comment:

  • Facility conditions
  • Facility facility and layout
  • Staff and guards
  • Commissary and food
  • Visitation
  • Inmates
  • Prisoner safety
  • Prison gangs
  • Activities and programs

If you are a prisoner at this facility, include your mailing address if you would like people to be able to send you a letter.

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